Robert Griffin III: ‘Keep doubting, it’s nothing new’

Washington Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III took to Twitter on Wednesday night to tell his doubters that he will prove them wrong. Griffin was criticized for not sliding at the end of plays in which he ran the ball during Monday’s preseason victory against the Cleveland Browns. The Redskins third-year quarterback scrambled from the pocket three times against Cleveland...
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How Many Receivers Will the Redskins Keep on the 53-Man Roster?

How Many Receivers Will the Redskins Keep on the 53-Man Roster? The Washington Redskins added a lot of depth and fire power this off-season by acquiring receivers DeSean Jackson and Andre Roberts. On a team that already had Pierre Garcon that’s quite the upgrade. Defensive coordinators all across the NFL are squirming in the seats [...]
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Redskins’ DeSean Jackson: ‘I can do it all’

The Washington Redskins signed playmaking wide receiver DeSean Jackson this offseason after his fallout with the Philadelphia Eagles, and he is very excited to get the season started. Jackson has been very vocal since signing with the Redskins, and it has been exciting for fans to listen to. He took to the media once again to talk about his capabilities and what the Redskins can...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Brian Orakpo: Johnny Manziel’s middle finger was ‘hilarious’

The Washington Redskins wanted to get a reaction out of Cleveland Browns rookie Johnny Manziel, and they got what they wanted. The Redskins shouted at the former Texas A&M quarterback from the sidelines and reminded him that he was just a rookie and not a college stud. Then Manziel flipped them off, a gesture caught on camera, after a third quarter incompletion during Monday...
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Five things to watch for: Washington Redskins vs. Cleveland Browns

DeSean Jackson and Pierre Garcon Wide receivers DeSean Jackson and Pierre Garcon will make their 2014 debuts on Monday night against the Cleveland Browns. We pretty much know what to expect from Garcon but how the newly acquired Jackson fits into the offense is the intriguing question. The Redskins expect big plays from him which will result in double coverage, or at least a safety...
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Washington Redskins Fantasy Football Projections 2014

QB Robert Griffin (Washington) As a rookie, Griffin completed 65.6% of his passes for an average of 8.14 YPA, 20 touchdowns, and 5 interceptions, while rushing for 815 yards and 7 touchdowns on 120 carries (6.79 YPC). Last season, he completed 60.1% of his passes for an average of 7.02 YPA, 16 touchdowns, and 12 interceptions, while rushing for 489 yards and no touchdowns on 86 carries...
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Redskins receiving corps take #HandsUpDontShoot pose, stemming from death of Mike Brown

In one of the more controversial headlines ongoing in the United States is the shooting death of unarmed teenager Mike Brown by a police officer in Ferguson, Mo. While all the details to what led to Brown’s death are still forthcoming, people from across the country have posted #HandsUpDontShoot pose on social media. The Washington Redskins receiving corps joined in, becoming...
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Preseason NFC East power rankings

Back in the Spring, I posted my Off-Season Power Rankings in the NFC East. Now that we are several weeks into training camp and have begun playing preseason football games, I thought it would be good to update where the pecking order of the NFC East stands at the current moment: 1. Washington Redskins Don’t believe anything you read or hear coming from talking heads at ESPN and...
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Pierre Garcon returned to practice

Redskins wide receiver Pierre Garcon returned to practice on Sunday after missing some time with a hamstring injury, per the Washington Post. Wide receiver Pierre Garcon returned to practice after missing the last two sessions and Thursday’s preseason opener with a hamstring strain. Meanwhile, fellow wideout DeSean Jackson, who is nursing a sprained ankle, returned in a limited...
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11 days ago  |  Discuss

Pierre Garcon returns to Redskins practice

Pierre Garcon has returned to practice for the Washington Redskins. The wide receiver missed the preseason opener and has been dealing with hamstring problems since the start of training camp. Washington believes he should be good to go from here on. Last season Garcon led the Redskins in targets but with the addition of Desean Jackson and an emerging Jordan Reed expect his numbers...
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Redskins Injury Update: Garcon and DJax healthy but not active

As the NFL 2014 preseason began last Sunday with the Hall of Fame game, most of the rest of the 32 teams started last night. A majority of the teams' starters played in one, maybe two series as to prevent injuries and to let the players fighting for a rival spot to shine. The Washington Redskins were no exception of the rule, as their starting squad played only for a few minutes...
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DeSean Jackson, Pierre Garcon played catch with fans prior to Thursday’s preseason game (Video)

Your browser does not support iframes. It’s always great seeing players interact with fans. var ACE_AR = {Site: '898551', Size: '468060', CallType: 'IFRAME'}; Loading... ZergNet The post DeSean Jackson, Pierre Garcon played catch with fans prior to Thursday’s preseason game (Video) appeared first on Pro Football Zone.
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Redskins win preseason opener 23-6

The Washington Redskins got a win in new head coach Jay Gruden‘s debut, trouncing the visiting New England Patriots 23-7. Neither team played starters long, with Patriots QB Tom Brady sitting the game out and Redskins QB Robert Griffin III playing one brief series and then leaving. Most of the starters on offense and defense did not play more than a series or two. WR DeSean Jackson...
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Redskins 23 – Patriots 6, Preseason Week 1: Recap, Press Conferences

Redskins 23 – Patriots 6, Preseason Week 1: Recap, Press Conferences The Washington Redskins opened the 2014 NFL preseason playing host to the New England Patriots on Thursday night. The Patriots were without Tom Brady, the Redskins were without DeSean Jackson and Pierre Garcon. The outcome had Washington winning a meaningless game, but showed a [...]
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DeSean Jackson Likely To Miss Patriots-Redskins Game With Ankle Injury

The New England Patriots’ cornerbacks might have it easy in their first preseason game of the 2014 season. The Washington Redskins have ruled out starting wide receiver Pierre Garcon with a hamstring injury, and head coach Jay Gruden said DeSean Jackson is likely to miss the preseason opener after tweaking his ankle in a joint practice with the Patriots on Wednesday, WEEI’s Mike...
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16 days ago  |  Discuss

Garcon Dealing With Hamstring Injury, Will Miss Preseason Opener

Redskins receiver Pierre Garcon will miss the team's preseason opener Thursday against the Patriots due to a minor hamstring injury. SOURCE: csnwashington.comFantasy Spin:Garcon said if it was a regular season game he would play. The 27-year-old had 113 catches and 1,346 yards last season, but it took 184 targets to reach those numbers and he had just five touchdowns. He could...
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16 days ago  |  Discuss

Rewind: Washington Redskins spot in preseason Power Rankings, underrated NFL players, more

Football is back TONIGHT. Here are the best columns from the cover32 universe this week to help you get ready. National Columns - Top 10 in 2014: The third-tier NFL quarterbacks (READ) - Power Rankings: Preseason edition (READ) - Top10 in 2014: The best players at every NFL position (READ) - Top 10 in 2014: The coaches on the brink of breaking in (READ) - Ten most underrated...
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Washington Redskins WR DeSean Jackson ranked 13th best in NFL, Pierre Garcon 16th

When cover32 released its list of the top 10 wide receivers in the NFL today, there were plenty of people angry about their favorite team’s pass catcher not making the list. It made for a spirited debate in the “Comments” section below the article. The second batch of WRs, Nos. 11-20, generated a similar response. The next logical step in the ranking of the game’s wide...
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Redskins Training Camp: Everything You Need to Know About Day 7

The Washington Redskins went to work with their seventh day of practicing (took one day off). Their preseason opener against the New England Patriots is one week away the emphasis has been on staying healthy, leading head coach Jay Gruden cut practice short. Day 7 had two scares as Trent Williams was kicked in the shin, meanwhile Jerry Rice, Jr. may have suffered a significant shoulder...
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21 days ago  |  Discuss

Redskins rookie Zach Hocker regrets haircut

Zach Hocker couldn’t think of a funny skit to do in front of his Washington Redskins’ teammates, so he gave them another option. “I’ll cut my hair however you want to cut it,” Hocker told his 89 teammates Wednesday night, via ESPN.com. The place kicker now wishes that he would have just joined his fellow rookies in making a funny skit. No one ever said your rookie season...
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22 days ago  |  Discuss

Washington Redskins: early impressions of training camp

RGIII in the huddle last season with his teammates(photo credit zimbio.com) The Washington Redskins will break on Tuesday after 5 straight days of hard work in the grueling Virginia heat and humidity. Rome was not built in five days, so the question still remains, do the Skins have too many offensive weapons? Are there to many mouths to feed? How can Jay Gruden’s offense manage...
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Redskins GM admits Robert Griffin III shouldn’t have played Week 1 in 2013

Washington Redskins general manager Bruce Allen said Monday on ESPN950 radio that quarterback Robert Griffin III  should not have opened the season as the starter a year ago. Allen said Griffin, who was coming off knee surgery to repair multiple ligaments, did not have enough practice time to get ready for an NFL season.  Griffin was cleared to practice, but then-coach Mike...
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24 days ago  |  Discuss

Washington Redskins’ Pierre Garcon named 19th best fantasy WR, Jackson is 24th

With training camps underway, the NFL season is right around the corner. And that can only mean one thing: Fantasy football drafts are about to start happening. In order to get a jump on the competition, it’s never to early to start putting together a draft board. To help the cause, cover32 will be ranking each position, with updates from now until the start of the regular season...
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25 days ago  |  Discuss

RGIII: “You Can’t Double Team Everybody”

RGIII: “You Can’t Double Team Everybody” Washington Redskins players Robert Griffin III, Pierre Garcon and DeSean Jackson spoke with NFL Network’s Deion Sanders on ”Inside Training Camp Live’ on Friday. The topic of the conversation was about how the Redskins plan on keeping everybody happy in an offense that features two receivers who gained over 1300 [...]
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20 Questions: Which Wide Receivers Will Make the Redskins Roster?

Today we continue a new series at DC Pro Sports Report. We’re calling it 20 Questions. Over the next few weeks Tom Threlkeld and Mark Buterbaugh will debate questions relating to the Washington Redskins, as we head into training camp on July 24. The total number of those questions? You guessed it — 20. Today we cover who will make the final roster at wide receiver. Previously...
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29 days ago  |  Discuss
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